Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Major General Joseph Bradford Carr
1828 – 1895
United States Volunteer Service.
Mustered in United States Service † May 14, 1861.
Colonel † Second New York Volunteers, May 10, 1861.
Brigadier General United States Volunteers, Sept. 7, 1862.
Major General † United States Volunteers, August 24, 1865.
Mustered out † August 29, 1865.
New York State Service.
Second Lieutenant † Twenty-fourth Regiment, August 4, 1851.
First Lieutenant † Twenty-fourth Regiment, June 3, 1854.
Captain † Twenty-fourth Regiment, September 15, 1854.
Major † Twenty-fourth Regiment, August 4, 1858.
Colonel † Twenty-fourth Regiment, June 4, 1860.
Major General, January 23, 1867, until August 5, 1886.
Secretary of State of the State of New York for three successive terms from 1880 to 1886.
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Services in United States Volunteer Army.
Army of the Potomac.
Department of Virginia.
Army of the James.
Commanded all of the troops on the James River
from Fortress Monroe to City Point.
Malvern Hill, First.
Seven Daysí Fight.
Malvern Hill, Second.
Second Bull Run.
Battle of the Orchards.
Siege of Petersburg.
Location. 42° 45.873′ N, 73° 39.939′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Oakwood Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in section B of Oakwood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12182, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Uncle Sam” (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Panoramic View of American History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amos Eaton (approx. ľ mile away); Major General John Ellis Wool (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861 (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Henry Thomas (approx. half a mile away); St. Peter's Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); San Francisco Giants (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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